Wilbur J. Shenk, Jr. Naples, FL
Wilbur J. Shenk, Jr., resident of Vi at Bentley Village of Naples, FL, passed away December 27, 2012. He was born November 3, 1918 in Erie, PA, and a graduate of Princeton University in 1941. He received a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry at University of Illinois, 1944, and participated in scientific research through the National Defense Research Committee at the University of Illinois and University of Maryland. He was President of Paterson Leitch Co 1968 to 1981 (steel warehouse and fabricating company), Director of EFCO, Inc. 1956 to 1998, and a member of the Bonita Bay Club and the Bentley Investment Club of Vi at Bentley Village both in Florida.
He is survived by his children, Sandra Shenk of Middlesex, VT, Claire Rodgers of Philadelphia, PA and Charles Shenk of Chicago, IL; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
The family prefers that those who wish may make contributions, in his name, to University School, Hunting Valley, Ohio.
Memorial gatherings will be held at Vi at Bentley Village. Please contact them for further information.